An Ultimate List of Creature Feature Horror Films

From creepy crawlies to monstrous mammals, these 47 films will menace your summer.

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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

Jaws (1975)

Jaws
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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

Cujo (1983)

Cujo
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  • Photo Credit: Warner Brothers

The Birds (1963)

The Birds
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  • Photo Credit: Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions

Pet Sematary (1989, 2019)

Pet Sematary
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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

Arachnophobia (1990)

Arachnophobia
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  • Photo Credit: Hollywood Pictures

Black Water (2007)

Black Water
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  • Photo Credit: AV Pictures

Tremors (1990)

Tremors
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  • Photo Credit: Pacific Western Productions

Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins
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  • Photo Credit: Warner Brothers

Godzilla (1954-present)

Godzilla
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  • Photo Credit: Toho Co., Ltd

The Reef (2010)

The Reef
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  • Photo Credit: Atlas Entertainment

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Creature from the Black Lagoon
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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

Anaconda (1997)

Anaconda
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  • Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

Lake Placid (1999)

Lake Placid
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  • Photo Credit: Fox 2000 Pictures

The Grey (2011)

The Grey
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  • Photo Credit: LD Entertainment

Dark Tide (2012)

Dark Tide
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  • Photo Credit: Infinite Ammo Motion

Piranha (1978, 1982, 1995, 2010, 2012)

Piranha
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  • Photo Credit: Dimension Films

Rogue (2007)

Rogue
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  • Photo Credit: Dimension Films

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Snakes on a Plane
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  • Photo Credit: Mutual Film Company

Willard (1971, 2003)

Willard
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  • Photo Credit: Hard Eight Pictures

Alligator (1980)

Alligator
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  • Photo Credit: Group 1 Films

Open Water (2003)

Open Water
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  • Photo Credit: Lionsgate

The Host (2006)

The Host
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  • Photo Credit: Showbox Entertainment

Deep Rising (1998)

Deep Rising
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  • Photo Credit: Hollywood Pictures

The Blob (1958, 1988)

The Blob
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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

The Beast (1996)

The Beast
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  • Photo Credit: NBC

The Breed (2006)

The Breed
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  • Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures

Mimic (1997)

Mimic
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  • Photo Credit: Dimension Films

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Deep Blue Sea
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  • Photo Credit: Village Roadshow Pictures

The Descent (2005)

The Descent
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  • Photo Credit: Celador Films

The Cave (2005)

The Cave
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  • Photo Credit: Lakeshore Entertainment

Leviathan (1989)

Leviathan
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  • Photo Credit: Filmauro

The Tingler (1959)

The Tingler
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  • Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

Wolfen (1981)

Wolfen
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  • Photo Credit: Orion Pictures

The Killer Snakes (1974)

The Killer Snakes
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  • Photo Credit: Shaw Brothers Studios

King Kong (1933 – present)

King Kong
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  • Photo Credit: RKO Pictures

Them! (1954)

Them!
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  • Photo Credit: Warner Brothers

Feast (2005)

Feast
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  • Photo Credit: Dimension Films

Rodan (1956)

Rodan
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  • Photo Credit: Toho Co., Ltd

Night of the Lepus (1972)

Night of the Lepus
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  • Photo Credit: MGM

Black Sheep (2006)

Black Sheep
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  • Photo Credit: New Zealand Film Commission

Razorback (1984)

Razorback
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  • Photo Credit: UAA Films

Crawl (2019)

Crawl
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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park
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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

The Thing (1982)

The Thing
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  • Photo Credit: Universal Pictures

Critters (1986)

Critters
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  • Photo Credit: New Line Cinema

The Mist (2007)

The Mist
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  • Photo Credit: MGM

Congo (1995)

Congo
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  • Photo Credit: The Kennedy/Marshall Company